noun, plural as·sem·blies.
- a signal, as by drum or bugle, for troops to fall into ranks or otherwise assemble.
- the movement of forces, tanks, soldiers, etc., scattered by battle or battle drill, toward and into a small area.
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Origin of assembly
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OTHER WORDS FROM assemblypre·as·sem·bly, noun, plural pre·as·sem·blies.re·as·sem·bly, noun, plural re·as·sem·blies.self-as·sem·bly, noun, plural self·-as·sem·blies.
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH assemblyassemblage, assembly
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Example sentences from the Web for assembly
Police in riot gear—and others camouflaged in plain clothes—made nearly 300 arrests, citing the majority for “unlawful assembly.”Hong Kong’s citywide COVID-19 testing has become a barometer of public trust|eamonbarrett|September 9, 2020|Fortune
They have to pay employees to fill out the forms, but they could have someone doing that for $15 an hour, so it’s probably just a mass assembly line.The Loan Company That Sued Thousands of Low-Income Latinos During the Pandemic|by Kiah Collier, Ren Larson and Perla Trevizo|August 31, 2020|ProPublica
Over time, Shih argues, outsourcing has cannibalized not only the assembly line jobs we associate with the factory floor, but the whole chain of intellectual effort that makes those jobs possible.
Every aspect of project management, systems engineering, risk management, and logistics of the machine assembly must perform together with the precision of a Swiss watch.Construction of the World’s Biggest Nuclear Fusion Plant Just Started in France|Edd Gent|August 3, 2020|Singularity Hub
The economy is changing at a rate of speed that looks like something that I’m sure people who didn’t have electrification, and they got electricity, and then we had assembly lines, felt.
Call your state senators, your assembly members, your mayors, and your city councils.
You said, “freedom of speech is an illusion” and “freedom of assembly is an illusion.”
Democracy is an illusion, freedom of speech is an illusion, freedom of assembly is an illusion.
The Trial of Jane Fonda is at the Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh until August 24.Anne Archer: Women in Hollywood Are Doomed Forever|Nico Hines|August 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The bill passed the Assembly at the end of May on a 62-4 vote and headed to the state Senate.‘Degree Mills’ Are Exploiting Veterans and Making Millions Off the GI Bill|Aaron Glantz|June 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was true in the assembly of Israel of old, and assuredly it is not less true in the Church of God now.Life and Times of David|Charles Henry Mackintosh
Later, an assembly was convened to decide what should be done.The Expedition of the Donner Party and its Tragic Fate|Eliza Poor Donner Houghton
The main bearing bosses were split at a 45 angle for ease of assembly.The Wright Brothers' Engines and Their Design|Leonard S. Hobbs.
A deep silence prevailed over the assembly, many of whom were touched by the wise simplicity of the stranger's words and manner.
On April 26, 1850, a committee of the assembly was appointed to inquire into the subject.The History of the Post Office in British North America|William Smith
British Dictionary definitions for assembly (1 of 2)
noun plural -blies
- a signal for personnel to assemble, as by drum, bugle, etc
- (as modifier)an assembly area